Paul Fussell Quotes
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I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class.
Those who fought know a secret about themselves, and it is not very nice. They have experienced secretly and privately their natural human impulse towards sadism and brutality ... Not only did I learn to kill with a noose of piano wire put around someone's neck from behind, but I learned to enjoy the prospect of killing that way.
Most people who seek attention and regard by announcing that they're writing a novel are actually so devoid of narrative talent that they can't hold the attention of a dinner table for thirty seconds, even with a dirty joke.
A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.
Some people think it's holding on that makes one strong. Sometimes it's letting go.
The friendship that can come to an end, never really began.